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University of Colorado Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is defined in Regent Law Article 5.A.2: Faculty Government. The faculty shall form a Faculty Senate for the purpose of faculty participation in shared governance and other activities deemed important by the faculty. Meetings are semi-annual, generally the 4th Thursday in October and April. 

University of Colorado Faculty Council 

The Faculty Council is the executive body of the Faculty Senate and as such initiates advice and recommendations to the president or other appropriate administrative officials for submission to the Board of Regents on matters within the jurisdiction of the Council which are related to educational policy, internal operations and external operation of the university. Meetings are held on the fourth Thursday of the month (unless otherwise noted) during the academic year. 

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

Faculty Senate Meeting
Thursday, April 25th, 2024
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Faculty Council Meeting
Thursday, May 23rd, 2024
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FC Updates Academic Year Title

Faculty Council Updates, AY 2023-24

FC Updates

Faculty Council Updates, AY 2023-2024

On April 25th, 2024, Faculty Senate approved the following resolution regarding the UCCS Chancellor search: 

Faculty Council members approved the following resolution at the October 28, 2021 meeting: ​

Faculty Council would like to remind Faculty Assemblies, schools & colleges to review and approve changes to APS 1025 Uniform Grading Policy. No change in the Uniform Grading Policy shall be adopted unless it meets with the approval of the voting faculty within 60% of the schools and colleges. 

Ongoing: the Faculty Council Bylaws are undergoing further review and revision. 

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Resolutions, Statements, & Memos

The Faculty Council proposes and passes resolutions, memos, and statements on issues that are of importance to academic excellence and shared governance. These documents can be found on the Faculty Council Meetings page, a committee's respective webpage, and Archives Document Search page.

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Faculty Council Newsletter

Published by the Faculty Council Communications Committee, an electronic newsletter is sent out each semester to members of Faculty Senate for news on Faculty Council. 

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Faculty Guide

The Faculty Guide was created by Faculty Council Communication Committee and serves as a comprehensive set of resources and information for new and existing faculty across the CU campuses. 

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Faculty Council Standing Committees

Executive Committee

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Budget & Finance Committee

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Communications Committee

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(Dis)ability & Access Committee

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Women's Committee

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